Annemari Sandell-Hyvärinen

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Annemari Sandell-Hyvärinen
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Finland
World Cross Country Championships
Gold medal – first place 1995 Durham Junior race
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Belfast Short race
European Cross Country Championships
Gold medal – first place 1995 Alnwick Individual
Silver medal – second place 1998 Ferrara Individual
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Charleroi Individual

Annemari Birgitta Sandell-Hyvärinen (née Sandell; born January 2, 1977 in Kalanti) is a Finnish long-distance runner. Her best achievement in track running is ninth place at the 1995 World Championships in the 10,000 metres.

Nicknamed "Annukka", she competed in 1996 Olympics, finishing 12th in 10000 meters. She is best known as a cross-country runner, in which she won the European Championship in 1995 and finished third on short course at the 1999 World Championships.

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